This is a milestone event in the artistic world: Artvera’s Gallery is hosting Henk Helmantel’s first contemporary art exhibition in Switzerland. Design Limited Edition gives you a glance on the best of contemporary art.
Henk Helmantel is a master of Dutch realism and world-renowned for his pictorial pieces which create a dialogue between man and object. A true phenomenon in the art world, the painter has a penchant for still life paintings which he stages using pieces from his personal limited collection. His work, which also presents the inside of monasteries and medieval churches, illustrates man’s fascination for Christianity.
You may also like: Top 5 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold
A path has been designed with thirty pieces for this one-off exhibition in Switzerland at Artvera’s Gallery. Visitors are taken on a journey to explore paintings from the 60s to the present day. Pieces by other Dutch artists have been hung alongside Helmantel’s pastoral works along the path.
Contemporary Art works by painters who inspired him, such as Jacques de Claeuw, Jacob Foppens van Es, Hans van Sant, Willem Claeszoon Heda and Hubert van Ravesteyn, enable visitors to soak up the world of a current, understated painter who was named Artist of the Year at the Kunstenaar van het Jaar Awards.
At the age of 70, Henk Helmantel has over a hundred exhibitions behind him and his work is displayed in the best luxury collections all over the world. Artvera’s Gallery specialises in major trends from the late 19th and early 20th century. Originally part of the Impressionist movement, Henk Helmantel has since moved to Realism. The meticulous and painstaking artist perfectly reproduces the effects of light on bottles, vases and other reflective items.
See also: Best Art Restaurants Around the World